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Dig in for the Pelham’s community tree plant

Posted on May 27, 2019 08:30 AM

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May 27, 2019

Pelham, ON – A community that plants together grows together, and that’s precisely what the Town of Pelham is encouraging residents to experience during the annual community tree plant on Friday, May 31, 2019, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Harold Black Park.

Now in its third year, the community tree plant offers the opportunity to get back to nature and plant a tree that can be enjoyed for generations.

“The kids, especially, love planting a tree during this event,” said...

Aerial Spray program for gypsy moth begins May 31

Posted on May 23, 2019 08:30 AM

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May 23, 2019

Pelham, ON – An aerial spray program combatting infestations of gypsy moth caterpillars begins at approximately 5:30 a.m. on May 31, 2019, spraying a total of 118 acres comprised of public and private property.

The spray program uses a biological insecticide called Foray 48B, its active ingredient being a naturally occurring soil bacteria called Bacillus thuringiensis v.kurstaki, or Btk, which only affects spring caterpillars feeding in the upper canopy of hardwoods.

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Motorists, pedestrians encouraged to exercise caution and awareness during Steve Bauer Classic

Posted on May 16, 2019 09:15 AM

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May 16, 2019

Pelham, ON – Motorists and pedestrians are asked to keep a keen eye on Saturday, May 18, 2019, as they navigate the areas of Effingham Street, Sixteen Road, Maple Street, Tice Road, and other roads that intersect the annual Steve Bauer Classic (SBC) cycling road race.

The annual event, now in its 35th year, is expecting more than 300 racers from across the province to compete in the prestigious event - road closures and one-way traffic can be expected throughout...

Town welcomes proposals for Pelham Town Square feature

Posted on May 09, 2019 09:00 AM

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May 9, 2019

Pelham, ON – Pelham Town Council is accepting proposals for a new feature – rebuilt arches or other structures/ideas – to be installed on Pelham Town Square in place of the former arches.

Proposals are accepted until noon on May 29, 2019, and are required to be presented at the June 3, 2019, regular meeting of Pelham Town Council.

Interested individuals or groups are encouraged to put together a proposal that must include:

  • A 100 per cent self-funded model for construction,...

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Pelham’s Easter Eggstravaganza has new home in 2019

Posted on April 11, 2019 10:15 AM

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April 11, 2019

Pelham, ON – Get your baskets ready, Pelham’s annual Easter Eggstravaganza is just around the corner, Saturday, April 20, 2019.

Residents are asked to take special note of the location change to this year’s event, now taking place at Centennial Park in Fenwick. The Easter egg hunt will begin at 11 a.m. sharp for all age groups. A bouncy house will be operating from 10:30 a.m. – noon and the Pelham Fire Department will bring a fire truck down to the park.

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